Board of Directors


Kellie Dickerson, CMCA
CVC-CAI Director

Kellie Dickerson, CMCA holds a Bachelors degree in Corporate Communication from the College of Charleston. She has worked banking for over 10 years, spending the last 6 at BB&T. As an employee of the bank’s Association Services division, Kellie’s work is devoted exclusively to community associations. She is an active member of the Central Virginia, Southeastern Virginia and North Carolina chapters of Community Associations Institute. She received the Rising Star award from the Central Virginia Chapter of CAI in 2012 and the Southeastern Virginia Chapter in 2011. 
Outside of work, Kellie is the Alumnae District Director for Kappa Alpha Theta, is a current Director of The Rotary Club of Norfolk, is a member of the Tidewater Alumnae Panhellenic Association and is the Treasurer of Christ & Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church in Norfolk. 
In September of 2012, Kellie was named by Inside Business as one of Hampton Roads “Top 40 Under 40” honorees.



Ashley Ewell
CVC-CAI Secretary

Ashley Ewell is the Program Director for The Wyndham Foundation, which is a large community of 1,650 homes managed by Associa Community Group, Inc.  Ashley has been with Associa Community Group, Inc. since 2009. As the Program Director, Ashley coordinates all of the fun events and programs within Wyndham, and works with the Board of Directors to ensure Wyndham is a great place to live!  Ashley continues to complete courses through Community Associations Instituted and Associa University.  Ashley graduated from Radford University with a Bachelors of Science in Communications- Public Relations in 2008.  Since graduating and returning to Richmond, Ashley has served on her sorority’s local alumnae chapter Board of Directors.


Roy Kalista, RS
CVC-CAI Vice President


Roy Kalista, RS received his Master of Architecture Degree from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida and has worked with DMA since 2012 providing his services to Community Associations throughout Virginia.  Roy has been an active member of several chapters of CAI and has received the You Make a Difference award in 2014 for his work in both the Southwest Virginia Chapter and the Rising Star award in 2015 for his involvement in the Central Virginia Chapter.  Outside of work, Roy is the Vice President for his Civic Association in the Richmond Area.


 

 

Michele Mulligan, Esquire
CVC-CAI Director

Michele Mulligan is a founding partner of the law firm Golightly Mulligan & Booth PLC.  She graduated from Mary Washington College in 1987, and from the University of Richmond with a law degree in 1990 and a Master of Business Administration in 1999. Michele has an extensive background in civil litigation, including business litigation, real estate disputes, landlord tenant matters, professional liability defense and insurance coverage. For the last eight years she has also practiced in the community association field. 
Prior to that time, she served on the Government Affairs Committee and Board of Directors of her own large homeowners association, and currently serves as President of the Board of Directors for a condominium association. She is active in the Central Virginia Chapter of Community Associations Institute, having served as chair of the Legislative Committee, and she is also a member of Community Associations Institute’s national Amicus Committee and the Virginia Leadership Retreat Committee. She frequently lectures and publishes on a variety of topics germane to community associations. Michele has been named a Virginia Super Lawyer in 2009 through 2012, including as one of the Top 25 Women Lawyers in Virginia in 2010, and has received an “AV” or pre-eminent peer review rating through Martindale Hubbell.

 


Michael Sottolano, Esq.
CVC-CAI President

Michael Sottolano, Esq. is an associate attorney at Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn, P.C. and works out of the firm’s Richmond (Glen Allen) office. His primary focus is providing legal assistance to community associations and his practice involves all aspects of common interest community association law, such as advising board of directors in their day-to-day operations, reviewing contracts, drafting governing documents and amendments, as well as enforcement of covenant violations, addressing fair housing concerns and collection of unpaid assessments. Michael is also experienced in litigating construction defect cases against developers and declarants of communities.

Michael is an alumnus of James Madison University (B.S. 2005) and the College of William and Mary School of Law (J.D. 2010). He is also a member of the Virginia State Bar and is admitted to practice law in the Supreme Court of Virginia and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Prior to joining Chadwick, Washington, Moriarty, Elmore & Bunn, P.C., Michael litigated numerous criminal cases in Stafford County with the Fredericksburg Office of the Public Defender. He additionally assisted the United States Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges in drafting judicial recommendations.

Michael is a frequent presenter at CVC-CAI events, including the 2012 and 2013 CVC-CAI Tradeshow and the second annual installment of the nationally-recognized CVC-CAI “Info-mercial” event. He is also the author of the Consensus article, “Ho Ho Ho, Holiday Decorating We Go!, How To Protect The Aesthetics Of Your Community This Holiday Season” and co-author of the Consensus article, “‘There’s No Business Like Show Business…!’ (Do We Need A License For That?)”.

Douglas Brooks, Sr., CMCA, AMS
CVC-CAI President-Elect


Douglas G. Brooks is the principal broker, president and CEO of Real Property Management located in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Real Property manages 900 residential units, commercial space, and over 70 homeowner and condominium associations in the City of Charlottesville and surrounding counties.  Doug is also a managing partner and associate broker of Bear Granville Corporation, a residential management company located in the Carytown district of Richmond, Virginia.

Doug is an alumnus of the University of Virgina (BA 1992, MEd 2004, EdS 2004). He is a licensed real estate broker in Virginia and earned CAI’s CMCA and AMS designations for community management.  Prior to 2004, Doug served as a Virginia State Trooper, a patrolman/accreditation officer with the City of Charlottesville, and a mental health therapist for youth enrolled in care facilities.






Marcy Peacock, CMCA
CVC-CAI Treasurer


With a background in office management and real estate I came to Associa Community Group in September 2011. Being a portfolio manager of eight communities and a team leader of three Junior Managers has given me the opportunity to experience HOA management and pass my experience on to my team members.  I have been a member of CAI for five years.  Being part of the CAI Board has given many opportunities to meet other Managers, Business owners and contractors who work together to make the HOA business a success.  I am an outdoor enthusiast and enjoy canoeing the James River, camping, gardening and cooking.  Another passion is the Craft Beer scene.  I travel the East coast for breweries and beer fests looking to enjoy a hearty stout or intense IPA.  I am a proud mom of three sons ages 25, 23 and 16 all who enjoy the great outdoors.



 

 
 

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